1 May 1994 Fiber optic Bragg grating array for shape and vibration mode sensing
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Fiber Bragg gratings are of particular interest for distributed sensor applications such as embedded sensors for structural strain monitoring. This paper discusses the use of a wavelength division multiplexed fiber Bragg grating array for structural shape sensing and vibrational mode analysis. The gratings are surface attached to a cantilever beam and demodulated by a scanning fiber Fabry Perot filter to obtain strain information at different locations along the structure. A PC is used to read the strain information and perform static shape modeling of the beam.
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Michael A. Davis, Alan D. Kersey, James S. Sirkis, E. Joseph Friebele, "Fiber optic Bragg grating array for shape and vibration mode sensing", Proc. SPIE 2191, Smart Structures and Materials 1994: Smart Sensing, Processing, and Instrumentation, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.173936; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.173936
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Sensors

Fiber Bragg gratings

Beam shaping

Optical filters

Shape analysis

Electronic filtering

Linear filtering

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